Lizzie Armitstead claimed Great Britain's first medal with silver in the women's road race on Sunday and her parents said they always had confidence she could bring home a medal.
Speaking about their daughter's success on Daybreak, John and Carol Armitstead said: "We were confident and we had faith in Lizzie.
"All of our family are 100 per cent behind her and everybody's part of this success."
Watching the British men's gymnastics team win a bronze medal at the Olympics last night inspired Daybreak presenter Dan Lobb to have a go
Police have stepped in to help cycling sensation Lizzie Armitstead find the lucky sunglasses she lost clinching silver for Team GB.
A guide to the British medal hopes on day three of the 2012 Olympic Games.